Herbaceous plants that hold onto their leaves all year round will boost beds, borders and containers. Those with deep-green leaves make a rich backdrop that allows winter bulbs, such as snowdrops and crocuses, to really pop. Other evergreens bring a warm glow, as the cold weather brings gorgeous tints of crimson, rust and purple to foliage. Not least, evergreens are leafy lifesavers, providing shelter for wildlife in the worst weather.
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